Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: IAS

Latest news on Shah Faisel |

Why even an ex-IAS officer like Shah Faesal sympathises with murderers of his kith and kin

Every 2-3 years Kashmir has a collective call of conscience. Most entertaining are the ones from wannabe conflict entrepreneurs selling pipe dreams.
Why the IAS cannot be abolished

There is no way India can abolish the IAS

There is a feeling that all the problems of India would disappear simply if the IAS is abolished, writes former UPSC chairman Deepak Gupta.
File image of Asheesh Singh | By special arrangement

This Indore IAS officer has a solution for India’s garbage problem

Asheesh Singh, the Indore municipal commissioner, was behind efforts that cleared 13 lakh tonnes of refuse in just six months through bio-mining. 

Shah Faesal quits IAS: Right for officers to join politics early or wait till retirement?

After nine years in civil services, Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal quit to join politics. In a social media post, Faesal said he took the decision “...
Latest news on Shah Faisel |

Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal resigns, to contest Lok Sabha polls

Shah Faesal, who was an IAS topper from Jammu and Kashmir, is set to join the National Conference and is eyeing the Baramulla seat.
Latest news on Anil Swarup

An ex-IAS officer on how politicians (mis)use civil servants—and the way out

The damage political crossfire does to governance is phenomenal, especially if honest IAS officers are implicated.
B Chandrakala

Tough UP IAS officer booked by CBI is known for fighting corruption & good administration

UP-cadre IAS officer B. Chandrakala has often been in focus for cracking down on corrupt and negligent govt officials, but has now been booked by CBI herself.
A man holds a Rs 2000 banknote | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Rs 2,000 note on its way out as govt looks to ‘cut tax evasion, hoarding’

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
File image of UPSC aspirants leaving an examination centre after their exam in New Delhi | PTI

Application for IAS exam must be treated as an attempt in itself, UPSC tells govt

UPSC says 10 lakh candidates apply on average but only half appear for the exam & this stretches commission's resources.

UP’s women civil servants criticise Modi govt’s ‘sexist’ childcare leave policy

Sixty women officers have slammed govt move to include only single men in childcare leave policy as being “against the spirit of equality”.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...